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Low-income residents of Fox Pointe Apartments in Vancouver left without housing options after fire

February 2, 2023, 6:01am Business

In late October, Wilma Pomeroy was gearing up for a Friday night doing laundry at Fox Pointe apartments in Vancouver’s Bagley Downs neighborhood when another tenant set the building on… Read story

Columbia River Mental Health Services programs help youth dealing with mental health issues

January 27, 2023, 6:03am Clark County Health

In high school, Cameron began to realize that they were struggling with their mental health. Life at home was difficult, and they did not feel recognized for the accomplishments they… Read story

Harper’s Playground fundraiser extended for project at Marshall Park in Vancouver

February 4, 2023, 6:01am Clark County News

As Harper’s Playground continues to raise money for the redesign of Chelsea Anderson Memorial Play Station at Marshall Park, the deadline to purchase a recognition brick or paver has been extended to Feb. 21. Read story

A motorist traveling north on Fort Vancouver Way passes two recreational vehicles parked near Clark College, an area that has become home for several people living in their vehicles.

Vancouver seeks site for new Safe Park as people living in vehicles prompt concerns

A motorist traveling north on Fort Vancouver Way passes two recreational vehicles parked near Clark College, an area that has become home for several people living in their vehicles.

January 25, 2023, 6:03am Clark County News

Last fall, Irma Lucero noticed a recreational vehicle parked outside a house she owns in Vancouver’s Fruit Valley neighborhood. The vehicle sat on the street for about a month and a half. She never saw its owner, but it was clear to her that someone was living inside. Read story

Assistance League Southwest Washington recently presented Innovative Services NW with a check for $16,000 to support its pediatric therapy program.

Assistance League Southwest Washington donates to strengthen local communities

Assistance League Southwest Washington recently presented Innovative Services NW with a check for $16,000 to support its pediatric therapy program.

January 21, 2023, 6:02am Community

Assistance League Southwest Washington recently presented Innovative Services NW with a check for $16,000 to support its pediatric therapy program. The program includes speech, physical and orthopedic services for the special needs of children in our community. Read story

Drivers pass land proposed for industrial development, left, north of state Highway 14. Developer Killian Pacific has plans for four large industrial buildings there, to be used in a flexible capacity.

Industrial development planned off Highway 14 in Vancouver

Drivers pass land proposed for industrial development, left, north of state Highway 14. Developer Killian Pacific has plans for four large industrial buildings there, to be used in a flexible capacity.

January 21, 2023, 6:02am Business

It’s a site that anyone who regularly drives down state Highway 14 in Vancouver would recognize — an empty, roughly 17 acres of land, just down the road from the Grand Central retail center. Now it’s being planned as a large flexible industrial development called simply The Collective. Read story

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Five Corners man arrested after standoff

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January 19, 2023, 7:15pm Clark County News

A Five Corners man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly threatened to kill his neighbors and then threatened to kill police during a later standoff. Read story

At left, two robbers are seen in this surveillance video captured at Sticky's Pot Shop in Hazel Dell in September. Armed robberies at cannabis retailers spiked statewide last year.

Cannabis shop robberies spiked in Clark County in 2022

At left, two robbers are seen in this surveillance video captured at Sticky's Pot Shop in Hazel Dell in September. Armed robberies at cannabis retailers spiked statewide last year.

January 19, 2023, 6:02am Business

It was almost 10 p.m. in late February 2022 when four armed robbers, all in their late teens and early twenties, stormed the Craft Cannabis Marijuana Dispensary on Andresen Road, holding two shop employees at gunpoint and stealing about $1,600 in cash plus cannabis-related products. Read story

Tom Miller owns property next to a homeless encampment in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood called "The Swamps" by its residents. The Washington State Department of Transportation is trying to sell the land where The Swamps sits, meaning the camp will eventually be cleared and its residents will have to find a new home.

‘The Swamps’: Residents of homeless camp in North Image face uncertain future

Tom Miller owns property next to a homeless encampment in Vancouver's North Image neighborhood called "The Swamps" by its residents. The Washington State Department of Transportation is trying to sell the land where The Swamps sits, meaning the camp will eventually be cleared and its residents will have to find a new home.

January 17, 2023, 6:05am Clark County News

Glenn DeHart opened his friend’s dresser drawer one January morning to find a litter of 10 baby rats sitting inside. The mother had run off, so he took them from the drawer and placed them inside an empty plastic toolbox, where they lay huddled together in a tiny ball. Read story

Caring for a sick child has become even more stressful than usual for many U.S. parents in recent weeks due to shortages of Children's Tylenol and other medicines.

Clark County hospitals remain stressed

Caring for a sick child has become even more stressful than usual for many U.S. parents in recent weeks due to shortages of Children's Tylenol and other medicines.

January 14, 2023, 6:04am Business

With parts of the country still in the midst of a tripledemic of respiratory viruses, emergency departments across Clark County continue to be overwhelmed with patients — on top of that, certain medicines and antibiotics are hard to come by. Read story